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BellefonteExtension Transmission Line Project


AEP Ohio representatives plan power grid upgrades into southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. The project involves rebuilding about 3 miles of power line and building 1 mile of new power line. The proposed upgrades improve electric reliability by replacing aging infrastructure and speeding recovery of service when outages occur.

Project Updates

AEP Ohio crews began construction in fall 2021 and concluded in summer 2022. Crews expect to complete restoration by spring 2024.

Map

Project Map (PDF)

Timeline

Project Timeline

Structures

Structure

This project involves the use of single, steel poles.

Structure Height: Approximately 130 feet
Right-of-Way Width: Approximately 100 feet

* Exact structure, height and right-of-way may vary

Resources

AEP Right-of-Way Process Project Fact Sheet Access Roads Field Activities

AEP Ohio provides electricity to nearly 1.5 million customers.

www.AEPOhio.com

Kia Clay

Project Outreach Specialist
614-933-2998
kclay1@aep.com

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